FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Lewiston, Maine (April 23, 2016) – New England Fights (NEF), America’s number-one regional fight promotion, held its most recent event, “NEF 22: ALL ROADS LEAD HERE,” Saturday night at the Androscoggin Bank Colisée in Lewiston, Maine. More than 3,000 fight fans were on hand for the event, making it one of the largest crowds ever to witness an NEF event.
On the boxing portion of the card, Brandon “The Cannon” Berry (11-1-1) fought to a majority draw in a six-round contest with James Lester (10-9-1). Many of Berry’s supporters in attendance felt that he won the fight, but two of the judges had it even on the scorecards.
The headliner of the amateur MMA card saw Caleb Hall (7-3) captured the vacant amateur featherweight title with a second-round submission of Erik Nelson (2-3). On the professional side of the MMA card, Devin Powell (6-1) took home the lightweight championship by defeating Jesse Erickson (6-5) in the first round via technical knockout.
The full results from Lewiston, Maine:
Brandon Berry fought James Lester to a majority draw
Devin Powell def. Jesse Erickson via TKO, round 1 (Powell wins lightweight title)
Mike Hansen def. Jesse Baughman via arm triangle, round 1
Josh Harvey def. Matt Denning via triangle choke, round 1
Tollison Lewis def. Zenon Herrera via armbar, round 1
Aaron Lacey def. Derek Shorey via D’Arce Choke, round 1
Glenn Kasabian def. Matt Marshall via TKO, round 1
Tom Burgess def. Alex Payson via KO, round 2
Ryan Daley def. Jake Denham via TKO, round 2
Bryce Bamford def. Joe Krech via TKO, round 1
Caleb Hall def. Erik Nelson via D’arce Choke, round 2 (Hall wins featherweight title)
Nick Gulliver def. Dave Smith via TKO, round 1
Cory Trial def. Angelo Rizzitello via split decision
Ras Hylton def. Matt Glover via KO, round 2
Angela Young def. Hannah Sparrell via unanimous decision
New England Fights’ next event, “NEF 23: CAGE THE CAPE,” takes place Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Hyannis Youth and Community Center in Hyannis, Massachusetts. Tickets are on sale now at www.NewEnglandFights.com.
NEF returns to the Androscoggin Bank Colisée in Lewiston, Maine on June 18, 2016 with “NEF 24: THE PROMISED LAND.” Tickets for “NEF 24” start at just $25 and are on sale now at www.TheColisee.com or by calling the Colisée box office at 207.783.2009 x 525.
For more information on the events and fight card updates, please visit the promotion’s website at www.NewEnglandFights.com. In addition, you can watch NEF videos at www.youtube.com/NEFMMA, follow them on Twitter @nefights and join the official Facebook group “New England Fights.”
About New England Fights
New England Fights (“NEF”) is a fight events promotions company. NEF’s mission is to create the highest quality events for Maine’s fighters and fans alike. NEF’s executive team has extensive experience in combat sports management, events production, media relations, marketing, legal and advertising.